Sao Marcelo (do Mar) fort, Salvador

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The museum Sao Marcelo (do Mar) fort is erected on a small bank reef about 275 m (300 yards) from the shore. Opposite the historic city center, the Renaissance-style building was built to protect the city and withstand currents. The central tower is only 15 m (49 ft) high, making it an easy target for enemy vessels. Still, it will provide you with a good view of the city of Salvador and surrounding nature. Besides the tower, you can also dungeon, the chapel, gunpowder warehouse, and barracks, located under the tower itself. The museum has a video room, art exhibits display area, and a cafeteria. Plan trip to Salvador with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • São MArcelo Fort has a single architecture, old, very beautiful. Were making show in the area but currently no events
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  • Interesting site to learn a little about the history of Bahia and your colonization. Clean structure and conserved. Has restaurant and visitor support.
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  • Beautiful architectural work, surrounded of the most beautiful landscapes of Salvador, such as the baia de Todos os Santos, Mercado Modelo, Elevador Lacerda and Tourist Terminal.
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  • Closed despite all your history and beauty, unfortunately could not visit him because it is temporarily closed to visitation.
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